Sunday, June 05, 2016

Sunday Session: June 5, 2016

Billy Hart
Some interesting music-related items that have landed in StLJN's inbox over the past week:

* Gary Numan Thinks The Music Industry's Collapse Is A Beautiful Thing (Fast Company)
* TV is the new radio: 'Empire,' 'Vinyl' and late night talk shows provide wall-to-wall music (Los Angeles Times)
* The British pop talent crash: where have all the new acts gone? (The Guardian UK)
* Lost in Time: The Forgotten Bill Evans Trio Album (Jazz Times)
* On Music and Torture (Van Magazine)
* Exclusive Interview: Cameron Graves talks new record ‘Planetary Prince’ (
* Carla Bley: The Girl Who Cried Champagne (Keyboard)
* The Epic - Kamasi Washington’s brand of ecstatic jazz is bringing a whole new audience to the genre. How’d he do it? (
* Interview with Houston Person (Do The Math)
* Kraftwerk Lose Copyright Case in German High Court (Rolling Stone)
* Prophets of Rage: Inside New RATM, Public Enemy, Cypress Hill Supergroup (Rolling Stone)
* Zorn Recruits Star Collaborators for Eclectic FIMAV Showcase (DownBeat)
* Controversy: A Recap of the copyright issues surrounding Prince’s estate (
* Rahsaan Roland Kirk Is the Blind Jazz Great You've Never Heard Of (Esquire)
* Billy Hart, Honored in Healdsburg, Picks His Five Most Important Recordings (KQED)
* The True Story Of The Fake Zombies, The Strangest Con In Rock History (
* Jeremy Steig, Jazz Flutist, Dies at 73 (New York Times)
* All Music Can Be Categorized by Just Three Attributes (
* It Sounds Like YouTube Is Changing the Way People Listen to Music (New York)
* Sell, Stream, Syndicate Or Sing: How The World’s Top Pop Stars Make Their Money (
* Sara Gazarek and Josh Nelson open up for new duo album ‘Dream In The Blue’ (
* Stephon Alexander Explores Intersection of Jazz & Physics (DownBeat)
* Roger Daltrey: There's no music industry anymore, why would we make an album? (
* All You Need Is Love review: a glorious reminder of how pop docs used to be (The Guardian UK)
* Boomers, youngsters fuel surging vinyl record sales (USA Today)
* The Soulful Crossover of Kamasi Washington (Jazz Times)
* How Tyondai Braxton Subverts and Destroys His Own Music (The Atlantic)
* Women guitar makers scratched from Gibson history (
* The Ken Peplowski Interview (Jazz Times)
* Interview with Sonny Rollins, Musical and Spiritual Autodidact (Ethnomusicology Review)
* Whatever happened to Bobbie Gentry? In search of country music’s great vanished star (Washington Post)
* What is shop music doing to your brain? (BBC)
* Bergamo Jazz Fest Highlights Collective Artistry on a Global Scale (DownBeat)

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